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smokey eye makeup for pale skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for smokey eye makeup for pale skin.

A smokey eye makeup look is a classic, and it can be done in a variety of ways. The key is to use a dark color as the base and lighter colors for the creases. Here are some great options for smokey eye makeup for pale skin.

$128.00

They do apply darker than they appear in the pan because of my melanin deficient aka very pale skin. However they are so beautiful and blendable that I’m able to achieve a lovely soft look or a romantic smoky eye. ...The colors are perfect for my pale skin tone. All of the colors which is usually hard for me to get right.

What it is: An iconic palette with ten cult-classic shadows that embellish the eyes with single-swipe saturation.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Rice Bran and Honey Extract: Provides antioxidant properties, soothes the skin, and adds visible radiance.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

What Else You Need to Know: Elevate your artistry with formulations that release infinitely smooth and extremely blendable pigments for seamless color transitions and unprecedented buildability.

$128.00

So worth the $$$... the shadows are so blendable.. and the blue iam soo in love with it.. this is always my go to palette for a smokey/blue/natural look...I wasn't sure how the colors would look on my extremely pale skin but I love it.

What it is:
A wardrobe of textures and dazzling hues come together in a couture color palette, presented in a luxe, lacquered case.

What it does:
This curated collection of richly pigmented, velvety colors feature vivid jewel tones, classic neutrals, and high-impact fashion shades that glide on smoothly to highlight, line, and define eyes for unlimited looks. The hybrid cream-infused powder formulations release infinitely smooth and extremely blendable pigment for seamless color transitions with unprecedented buildability. The perfect balance of gorgeous finishes and intense shades blend, highlight, and adorn lids with exquisite light-reflective effects and pure radiance.

$49.00

I prefer more of a natural look and most of these shades appear very dark on my pale skin. But the pigment is amazing when I swatched the shades and the glitter colors has a lot of color payoff. ...I love it for one and done shadow days, Smokey eyes, daytime neutral, Smokey neutral, colorful... it’s a great overall.

What it is: A vegan eyeshadow palette with 12 desert-inspired neutral eyeshadows from pale peach and metallic bronze to deep blue green and turquoise shimmer.

Ingredient Callouts:
This product is vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Blaze your own trail with the newest Naked palette featuring a 12-shade lineup of cruelty-free and vegan eyeshadows. From terracotta to deep copper and turquoise green, the shades are inspired by California's deserts, Joshua trees, and endless skies. Choose from creamy mattes, metallics, and shimmers that blend seamlessly with the included dual-ended eyeshadow brush. The iconic, velvety Naked formula can be used solo or layered to create endless looks.

Laura MercierCaviar Stick Matte Eye Shadow

Size: 0.05 oz / 1.64 g·ITEM: 2693299

Color: Cobblestone - matte taupe

432 Reviews

$32.00

This is an easy to use matte brown eye crayon, perfect for bases or a simple, smokey eye look. ...Nice Eye Color!...It’s more of a concealer than anything that will make your eyes stand out if you’re pale like me. It’s a neutral shade, so it doesn’t stand out at all on pale to lightly tanned skin.

What it is: A 24-hour long-wear, creamy-matte eyeshadow stick that effortlessly glides, blends, and builds on lids without tugging, flaking, or creasing.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONSephora Colorful® Shadow and Liner Pencil

Size: 0.33 oz / 9.4 g·ITEM: 2171148

Color: 41 Rose Gold

68 Reviews

$14.00

Makeup bag staple!...I loooooove this pencil as a base layer for eyes. (I use the color Secret Boudoir, which for some reason looks like goldenrod on the website but in reality is a very pale beige with a slightly peach cast.) ...The perfect white for the eyes.

What it is: A waterproof jumbo eye pencil that can be used as eyeliner or blended out as eyeshadow—it also lasts up to 12 hours.

Benefits: Long-wearing, Waterproof

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: Colorful Shadow Stick & Liner is both waterproof and transfer-proof. Plus, one application will last up to 12 hours without running. The ultra-soft texture glides on easily to blend, build, and define your eyes in dazzling hues including matte, metallic, and smokey eye. You can use the stick and liner on their own or use them as a base to create an all-new look.

Bobbi BrownLong-Wear Waterproof Cream Eyeshadow Stick

ITEM: 2577336

Color: Smokey Topaz - pewter with purple undertone

2.6K Reviews

$33.00

They blend seamlessly onto my skin and make doing my eye makeup so easy!...It’s a very pretty, matte pale pink shadow. It’s super creamy and super pigmented.

What it is: A swipe-and-go cream eyeshadow that glides on with ease and stays put for up to 24 hours—the ultimate quick stick.

What Else You Need to Know: Prime, line, define, or highlight with a range of flattering shades and finishes. The smooth, creamy formula applies and blends with ease—no brush necessary. This waterproof, long-lasting shadow stays put for up to 24 hours of non-settling, non-creasing, non-flaking, non-smudging, color-true wear.

HourglassVoyeur Eyeshadow Stick

Size: .05 oz / 1.5 g·ITEM: 2668952

Color: Aurora - olive green

189 Reviews

$34.00

Makes adding a pop of color or a gold Smokey eye very easy. Gifted by hourglass....Shade, highlight or line for a soft daytime look or gently smudge for the perfect evening smokey eye.

What it is: An effortless, crease-resistant eyeshadow stick that delivers high-impact color with a sleek metallic finish for all-day wear. 

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Combining rich pigment with a creamy texture, this crease-resistant formula delivers up to eight hours of wear with a comfortable feel. It glides smoothly onto lids without skipping or tugging, allowing for an easy, intuitive application during your daily routine. The versatile formula can be layered and blended to create an endless range of multidimensional looks. Shade, highlight, or line for a soft daytime look or gently smudge for the perfect e

Charlotte TilburyThe Classic Eye Powder Pencil

Size: .04 oz·ITEM: 2360816

Color: Shimmering Brown - soft medium brown with a wash of sparkle

77 Reviews

$24.00

I love how easy this eye pencil is to apply. I usually do more brown smokey eyes and this product gives it more of a soft look. ...Easier for a quick blend than her kohl pencils. I have very pale eye lids and blue eyes and this black looks very natural.

What it is: An eye-powder pencil that creates a soft, subtle blendable line.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mix of Oils and Powders: Makes liner easy to apply and blendable.
- Soothing Allantoin: Makes liner perfect for delicate eye area.

What Else You Need to Know: A mix of fine opaque powders for a soft, blendable line. Enriched with gentle Allantoin for long- wear, the powder formula can be easily layered up for a more dramatic, smoky evening look. As Charlotte puts it, "every woman needs an eye liner they can depend on."

$22.00

Works well for my technique and eyes...I don’t pack on my shadows but found pigmentation good and didn’t have fallout. I have dark, inset eyes, so the Mist palette is perfect for a light Smokey look for me....Great Color Payoff for Pale Skin

What it is: A silky monochromatic eyeshadow trio of essential signature shades in three buildable talc-free finishes: matte, satin, and metallic.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Wear your signature shade three ways. Each curated eyeshadow trio features three finishes for an easy eyeshadow look: a smooth matte eyeshadow, a satin eyeshadow with a soft sheen, and a shimmery metallic eyeshadow with sparkle.

GlossierSkywash Liquid-to-Powder Sheer Matte Eyeshadow Tint

Size: 0.11 oz / 3.5 mL·ITEM: 2650059

Color: Palm - golden beige

96 Reviews

$18.00

Great for Makeup Minimalists...Echo is my favorite shade for a neutral “smokeyeye. I think the formula is smooth, spreads easily and evenly using your finger, and builds nicely. ...I’m super pale so pebble is the color of my eyelids, but evens the tone so you can’t see my veins, very natural, wears well, blends nicely

What it is: A buildable, liquid-to-powder matte eyeshadow for a tint of soft, diffused color that lasts up to 12 hours with no smudging.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Novatol: Bioavailable plant-based vitamin E blend with antioxidant properties.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

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